Course Description

Course Name

Digital Literacies

Session: VLNF3423

Hours & Credits

20 UK Credits

Prerequisites & Language Level

Prerequisite(s): ELA020C001Y/ELA020C024A or S

Taught In English

  • There is no language prerequisite for courses at this language level.


Assessment: oral presentation [20%], report on three analyses of digital literacy events [80%]
Prerequisite(s): ELA020C001Y/ELA020C024A or S
This module will help students explore how people communicate in a range of online contexts, e.g. blogs, wikis, digital remixing, games and gaming and social networking, by conducting their own research, using and evaluating theoretical approaches from the research literature in order to gain deeper understandings of what it means to be digitally literate.
Reading: Lankshear, C. and M. Knobel (2011) New Literacies (McGraw-Hill Open University Press); Barton, D. & C. Lee (2013) Language Online, (Routledge).

*Course content subject to change